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Imaggeo On Monday: The desert of the cauliflowers

Imaggeo On Monday: The desert of the cauliflowers

Bouâmama Cauliflowers (Fredolia aretioides) in the stony plateaus of the Eastern High Atlas near Ayt Wazag (Morocco). The compact, cushion-like habit, the tiny coriaceous leaves and the deep-reaching roots of this shrub allow it to thrive under arid climatic conditions.

Photo by Luca Barale, as described on imaggeo.egu.eu.

 

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1 Comment

  1. That is a really beautiful image. This topic sent me down a rabbit hole to learn more about these wonderful plants. Thanks for sharing.

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